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Barnes, Mary (Postill). Vancouver.

Biography, 1980, of Eleanor Armour Jamieson Postill, early Okanagan Valley settler and mother of Mary Barnes; reminiscences about Elizabeth Jamieson, grandmother of Mary Barnes, entitled "The lady of New Westminster's first Presbyterian ...

Barnes, Mary (Postill)

Bodington, Walter Eaton, 1864-. Winnipeg; Farmer.

Reminiscences concerning Bodington's boyhood in England, voyage to New York, and travels in Montana and Oregon (1884-1887). Reminiscences of Vancouver and of Bodington's career as farmer on Sea Island, in New Westminster, and in Vernon ...

Bodington, Walter Eaton, 1864-. Winnipeg; Farmer

Forrest, Stewart Robert, 1902-. Victoria.

"The unicorn farm" [reminiscences]; Mr. Forrest emigrated from England to the United States in 1919, was in the real estate business in North Vancouver, served in the Canadian army on the Queen Charlotte Islands, and in the air force at ...

Forrest, Stewart Robert, 1902-. Victoria

Gillespie, Thomas Leslie. Kelowna; Orchardist

"History of the K.L.O. Benches, their tragedies and comedies": the reminiscences of T.L. Gillespie who moved to east Kelowna in 1910 and operated his orchard on the Lower Bench until 1922 with the exception of the war years when he serv...

Gillespie, Thomas Leslie. Kelowna; Orchardist

Gough, Sadie. Nanaimo.

Hudson's Bay Company miner's indenture, Edwin Gough, and typescript of diary of Cornelius Bryant, 1856, describing voyage from England (?) to Nanaimo via Victoria.Presented by Sadie Gough, Nanaimo, 1977.

Gough, Sadie. Nanaimo

Humphreys, Leonard. Sooke.

Essay entitled "A Note on Port Haney and Webster's Corners, Period 1912 to 1915," with sketch map indicating location of principal settlers in that locality and photographs. Copies of photographs in Visual Records.Presented by Leon...

Humphreys, Leonard. Sooke

Kelly, Phil, 1899-. Victoria; Engineer.

Reminiscences. Mr. Kelly worked as a pipe fitter and engineer in various mills in B.C. and in Ottawa and Edmonton. He was at Woodfibre from 1915-1920, on the coast in the vicinity of Bella Coola and Rivers Inlet, and at Port Mellon. He was at S...

Kelly, Phil, 1899-. Victoria; Engineer

Kerr, Archibald Stewart, 1900?-. Victoria; Forester.

Lumberjack, 1912-1972 [reminiscences]. Mr. Kerr emigrated with his family from England to Northern Alberta in 1912 and began to work in the woods in 1920; he settled in B.C. in 1925 and worked in various logging camps on Vancouver Island, he was ...

Kerr, Archibald Stewart, 1900?-. Victoria; Forester

Lucas, Edwin G. 1897-. New Westminster.

Typescript entitled "In the footsteps of an Irish immigrant," containing an account of his life from childhood in Ireland. The Lucas family emigrated to Victoria, B.C. in 1913. Lucas worked as a laborer on PGE construction crews, and a...

Lucas, Edwin G. 1897-. New Westminster

Personal memoirs

"Memoirs". Genealogical account of the Burkitt family and reminiscences of author's boyhood in London, England; account of author's apprenticeship at Salvation Army's Hadleigh training farm and of his emigration to Vancou...

Burkitt, William Adlard Theodore